March 17, 2023
Melanie McCauley is a tenacious person, and she’s a perfect spokesperson for self-advocacy in heart care. When she had an uncommon type of heart attack in November 2021, she saw several cardiologists...
September 28, 2018
Antibiotics are among the most effective treatments for bacterial infections, and our go-to option often is penicillin. But up to 10 percent of people report an allergy to penicillin, making it the mo...
September 25, 2018
PET-CT (positron emission tomography and computed tomography) often is referred to as the gold standard of cancer imaging. This tool brings together two powerful technologies to give us advanced info...
September 24, 2018
The Early Childhood Innovation Network (ECIN) is dedicated to helping the smallest members of our community grow up to accomplish big things. Formed as a partnership in 2016 between MedStar Georgeto...
September 18, 2018
Most patients respond well to standard therapies for thyroid cancer. The five-year survival rate is more than 98 percent, and thyroid cancer is responsible for less than 0.5 percent of all cancer-rela...
September 04, 2018
"You want to put your finger where? Why? Do you really need to do that?” I’ve heard many men say this or something similar after I recommend a digital rectal exam, also known as a DR...
August 30, 2018
By MedStar Health Research Institute
Research Grand Rounds are sponsored by MedStar Health Research Institute and Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) and bring together the MedStar Heal...